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15 held as officers bust people-smuggling gang

Immigration officials said on Friday they had smashed a syndicate that used fake documents to smuggle mainland Chinese into Argentina, Brazil, Spain and Australia. The immigration department said 28 arrests were made in a joint operation with mainland Chinese authorities that ended on Friday, adding the ring had smuggled some 50 people since 2011.

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Share-buying bounces back strongly after three slow weeks

Share-buying by directors rebounded last week after falling for three straight weeks, with filings showing 23 companies disclosed 88 purchases worth HK$340.6 million.

The figures were up sharply on the previous week's 15 companies reporting 59 purchases worth HK$22.7 million.

20 Aug 2012 - 4:51am

Li & Fung upbeat about exports despite gloom

Li & Fung, whose customers include major retailers like Wal-Mart, said the slowdown in China's export growth had not yet affected its business, which was sourcing more high-value products from the mainland for export to Western markets.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Kent & Curwen Cup's special visitor ensures everyone has a right royal time

The annual Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup added much-needed colour to the gloomy weekend at the Sha Tin racecourse. The brand designed the equestrian uniforms for the 2012 London Olympics, and to highlight its ties to the British horse racing circuit, invited Peter Phillips, Queen Elizabeth's oldest grandson, to the event.

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Well served by a change of game

He may have been born in Canada and raised in Boston, but after 32 years here Bruce Rockowitz sees himself as a Hong Kong native.

25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Li & Fung answers the doubters

Trading company Li & Fung is planning five acquisitions aimed at raising its profits and extending its reach in Europe.

The announcement of the deals scotched market rumours that the group had slowed down its pace of acquisitions, which had triggered fears of slower growth and pushed the stock price down.

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Brother replaces brother at Li & Fung

Victor Fung Kwok-king (right), the chairman of trading house Li & Fung, is to pass the helm to his brother in a management reshuffle that will push ahead an aggressive three-year business plan.

Managing director William Fung Kwok-lun was elevated to executive deputy chairman yesterday and will take the chairman's post at the annual shareholders meeting next year.

19 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tailor-made treat for well dressed

Gieves & Hawkes private dinner

Where: Grand Hyatt's Pool House

When: October 2

What: Socialites dressed up to the nines for menswear company Gieves & Hawkes' private dinner. The guests enjoyed fashion presentations and vintage wines.

19 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Li & Fung to privatise IDS logistics business

Li & Fung Group is to privatise Integrated Distribution Services Group, its logistics service division.

Shares of both companies were suspended yesterday pending the release of an announcement regarding the proposed privatisation, according to a statement on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing website.

11 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Guests lap up the odd laugh at earthquake fund-raiser

For a fund-raiser, the SCMP Homes For Hope gala dinner, on the anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake, was appropriately moving and inspiring.

14 May 2009 - 12:00am

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